WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey predicted that former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe could be prosecuted for having lied to investigators about media leaks related to the Bureau’s investigation into the Clinton Foundation.
“I think you left out a word; yet,” Mukasey told TMN in an interview Tuesday when asked about why McCabe was not charged.
He added: “If that’s been referred for criminal prosecution my guess is that we will at one point see one.”
In April 2018, Justice Department Inspector Michael Horowitz sent a criminal referral of McCabe to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.
The department watchdog’s findings initially came in a February report detailing, among other things, accusations that McCabe lied about contacts with a reporter for The Wall Street Journal working on an Oct. 30, 2016, story that suggested McCabe had slowed an…